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North Korea's latest nuclear test, its most powerful to date, is a game-changer ... according to North Korea.
by Foster Klug and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press
9.27.2016
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A fourth U.S. person has been diagnosed with bacteria resistant to a last resort antibiotic, but researchers are expressing relief that so far these superbug precursors have not spread to others.
by Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer
9.27.2016
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After spending more than 40 years and $5 billion on an unfinished nuclear power plant in northeastern Alabama, the nation's largest federal utility is preparing to sell the property at a fraction of its cost.
by Jay Reeves, Associated Press
9.27.2016
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he Standing Rock Sioux's effort to block a four-state oil pipeline got a lifeline when the federal government temporarily stopped the project, a move some say likely may forever change the way all energy infrastructure projects are reviewed in the future.
by James McPherson, Associated Press
9.27.2016
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The Dutch finance minister urged Apple on Saturday to "get ready" to pay up.
by George Jahn, Associated Press
9.27.2016
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Recent hacks of election data systems in at least two states have raised fear among lawmakers and intelligence officials that a foreign government is trying to seed doubt about - or even manipulate - the presidential race.
by Deb Riechman, Associated Press
9.27.2016
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Apple's chief executive says the company has put aside "several billion dollars" to pay tax liabilities in the United States as it repatriates some of its huge overseas earnings.
by The Associated Press
9.20.2016
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A record-tying earthquake in the edge of Oklahoma's key energy-producing areas rattled the Midwest from Nebraska to North Texas on Saturday, and likely will bring fresh attention to the practice of disposing oil and gas field wastewater deep underground.
by Ken Miller, Associated Press
9.20.2016
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An emergency polio vaccination campaign aimed at reaching 25 million children this year has begun in parts of Nigeria newly freed from Boko Haram Islamic extremists, with fears that many more cases of the crippling disease will likely be found.
by Michelle Faul, Associated Press
9.20.2016
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The vast, dusty stretch of land in one of Southern California's wealthiest beachfront communities is littered with rusting pipes from once-thriving oil production.
by Amy Taxin, Associated Press
9.20.2016
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China announced on Saturday that it has ratified the emissions-cutting agreement reached last year in Paris, giving a big boost to efforts to bring the accord into effect by the end of this year.
by Louise Watt, Associated Press
9.20.2016
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Samsung's Note 7 isn't the only gadget to catch fire thanks to lithium-battery problems, which have afflicted everything from iPhones to Tesla cars to Boeing jetliners.
by Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer
9.20.2016
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Top commanders from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are preparing to gather one final time to ratify a peace accord reached this week with government negotiators and map out its political strategy without weapons.
by Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
9.13.2016
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Mourners in Italy prayed, hugged, wept and even applauded as coffins carrying victims of the country's devastating earthquake passed by at a state funeral Saturday, grieving as one nation after three desperate days of trying to save as many people as...
by Trisha Thomas and Vanessa Gera, Associated Press
9.13.2016
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President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the world's largest marine protected area.
by Kevin Freking, Associated Press
9.13.2016
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Six Indonesian provinces have declared states of emergency as forest fires blanketed a swath of Southeast Asia in a smoky haze.
by Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, Associated Press
9.13.2016
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The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates' prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link.
by Raphael Satter, Jon Gambrell and Danielle Cheslow, Associated Press
9.13.2016
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A breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information, officials said Friday.
by Keith Ridler, Associated Press
9.13.2016
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Wanted: Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science.
9.6.2016
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Best Buy's profit jumped 21 percent as the electronic retailer revved up online revenue during the second quarter at the same time that it cut costs.
by The Associated Press
9.6.2016
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Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is preparing for a strenuous workout with the next Summer Olympics headed her way.
by Stephen Wade, AP Sports Writer
9.6.2016
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Business activity across the 19-country eurozone grew at a steady but subdued pace in August as the region continued to show little concern about the impact of a British exit from the European Union.
by The Associated Press
9.6.2016
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The White House said Obama is willing to assume criticism about "optics" as long as the federal response is up to par.
by Kevin Freking, Associated Press
9.6.2016
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Volkswagen says it has reached an agreement with two suppliers in a dispute that forced the company to suspend production of some models in Germany.
by The Associated Press
9.6.2016
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A wildfire destroyed at least 10 homes and forced some 4,000 people to flee as flames jumped a road and moved into a Northern California town still recovering from a devastating wildfire nearly a year ago.
by The Associated Press
8.30.2016
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China will propose a joint initiative to revive weak global growth at next month's meeting of leaders of Group of 20 major economies amid rising protectionist sentiment in the United States and Europe.
by The Associated Press
8.30.2016
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Prosecutors have indicted a former chief executive of the South Korean unit of Novartis and five other former and current company managers over allegations that they illegally paid doctors 2.6 billion won ($2.3 million) in return for prescribing the...
by The Associated Press
8.30.2016
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Eric Marques walks down a steep labyrinth of dark alleyways on this hillside slum long controlled by drug gangs and off-limits to outsiders.
by Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press
8.30.2016
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The British government promised Saturday to keep paying for European Union-funded agriculture, infrastructure and science projects until 2020, even if Britain leaves the bloc before then.
by The Associated Press
8.30.2016
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Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia may have been targeted by hackers for months.
by The Associated Press
8.30.2016
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Tropical Storm Javier pushed closer to the resort city of Cabo San Lucas on the tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula Monday, while the death toll from former Hurricane Earl rose to 43 in the country's eastern mountains.
by Ignacio Martinez, Associated Press
8.23.2016
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Anthony DeLuze keeps his ancestors' traditions alive in 21st century Hawaii by growing the staple crop taro on a suburban plot sandwiched between wings of a sprawling shopping mall.
by Audrey Mcavoy, Associated Press
8.23.2016
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Britain's Serious Fraud Office is investigating allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption in the civil aviation business of Airbus Group.
by The Associated Press
8.23.2016
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The FBI's director said Friday the agency is collecting data to present next year in hopes of sparking a national conversation about law enforcement's increasing inability to access encrypted electronic devices.
by Paul Elias, Associated Press
8.23.2016
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The introduction of 70 new locomotives on Amtrak's most heavily traveled line three years ago has contributed to a reduction in engine-related delays of nearly 25 percent, the national passenger railroad said Thursday.
by David Porter, Associated Press
8.23.2016
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Twice in less than a month, a major airline was paralyzed by a computer outage that prevented passengers from checking in and flights from taking off.
by David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer
8.23.2016
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The 2016 Continuity Insights and KPMG LLP Global Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program Benchmarking Study, which surveyed 349 executives from more than 22 countries, is a comprehensive analysis of the current state of BCM programs and the drivers...
8.16.2016
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A tiny island village on Alaska's storm-battered western coast is entering a new chapter in its decades-long pursuit to move the entire community from its badly eroding shores to safer ground.
by Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press
8.16.2016
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A major nuclear power project in Britain is facing more hurdles as the government announced an unexpected delay and unions at EDF, the French energy firm that will build the plant, argued it would be so expensive as to put the company itself at risk.
by Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press
8.16.2016
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Japan's Cabinet approved a fresh economic stimulus package on Tuesday worth more than 28 trillion yen ($275 billion), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's latest effort to get the stalling recovery back on track.
by Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
8.16.2016
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